Portuguese water dog

Breed: Portuguese water dog

Family: Water Dogs

Nationality: Portugal

Weight (kg): 13 - 27
Size (cm): 16.5 - 22.5
Hair type: curly or wavy

Color Standards: Black (most common), white or brown, or any of these combinations

Origin and History: Was used to help fishermen on boats in Portugal and Iceland.

Personality: Versatile, obedient, loyal, very resistant to fatigue and loves to work.

Health problem known: None in particular recognized to date

Note: The presidential dog of the Obama family. This dog is considered hypoallergenic.